GENTING HIGHLANDS: The new Toyota Corolla sedan has been launched and is available in two variants – 1.8E and 1.8G – priced at RM128,888 and RM136,888, respectively (prices are on-the-road without insurance).
The new car is completely-built-up from Thailand and both variants are powered by a 1.8-litre engine with Dual VVT-i and a seven-speed continuously variable transmission.
“The Toyota Corolla has been a core model in our line-up for decades.
“Each new generation has been developed with changing requirements of customers in mind and the latest 12th generation continues this, in line with Toyota’s objective of offering ever-better cars, ” said UMW Toyota Motor president Ravindran K.
Latest model: (from left) Shamsor, Takeyama, Hamad Kama Piah and Ravindran with the new Toyota Corolla.
The car comes with safety features such as seven airbags as standard, while the top variant 1.8G comes with the Toyota Safety Sense package which includes the Pre-Collision System and Lane Departure Alert, among others.
It comes in five colour options: Celestite Gray Metallic, White Pearl CS, Silver Metallic, Red Mica Metallic and Attitude Black.
Also present at the launch were UMW Toyota Motor chairman Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah Che Othman, UMW Toyota Motor deputy chairman Akio Takeyama and UMW Toyota Motor director of marketing Shamsor Mohd Zain.
UMW Toyota Motor is the official distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia.